Saturday’s news links – March 19, 2022

Minneapolis Strikers Demand a Living Wage for the Lowest-Paid Educators Labor Notes

Google gives Black workers lower-level jobs and pays them less, suit claims Guardian

LMPD [Louisville] Training Materials Portrayed Police As Avengers Who Carry Out God’s Wrath LEO Weekly

Some GOP states seek new police units for election probes Associated Press

The World Could See A Record-Breaking Oil Supply Shock Yves Smith

South Europe Fears Livestock Culls as Ukraine Conflict Prompts Feed Shortage Reuters

High energy costs are stoking unrest in parts of Europe Associated Press

China

US to build anti-China missile network along first island chain Nikkei

China-Russia relations the most important strategic asset that cannot be damaged by US provocation Global Times

Exclusive: China never accepts US coercion on Ukraine, will take strong countermeasures if interests of Chinese companies, individuals violated Global Times

Absurd and nonsense to smear China in Russia-Ukraine conflict Global Times

Japan

50 years on, Okinawa is now a key hub for Japan-U.S. military operations Okinawa Times

Latvia

Jewish groups condemn Latvian parade to honour Nazis, warn it could be used for Russian propaganda Ottawa Citizen

Serb football fans raise banner listing U.S./NATO military interventions around the world Anti-bellum

U.S./NATO war

South Africa’s Ramaphosa blames NATO for Russia’s war in Ukraine Reuters

NATO Sends 140,000 Troops To Eastern Europe. Face To face with Moscow South Front

Russia Mod: Briefing on analysis of documents related to US military and biological activities in Ukraine Saker

Stoltenberg admits NATO has aided Ukrainian military since 2014 Anti-bellum

Washington rushes to hide its ‘octopus’ NED funding in Ukraine Tim Anderson

For Washington, War Never Ends Diana Johnstone, Consortium News

A History of NATO and Nazis, with Asa Winstanley MPN

Full-page ad in the New York Times in April 1998, paid for by an organization headed by Ben Cohen of the ice-cream company Ben & Jerry’s. Nearly a year later, newly-expanded NATO attacked Yugoslavia by bombing it for 78 days.

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